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What does a training contract at CMS involve?

Variety

Our training contracts feature four six-month seats or secondments nationally, internationally or client based.

The real thing

Experience working on high-profile projects.

Broad experience

You will have the opportunity to work across different practice groups covering at least three distinct areas of law.

Support

You’ll receive support from the Trainee Representative (TREPS) Committee, which is made up of elected trainees from all locations and intakes.

Learn from the best

You'll have the chance to work alongside our senior partners.

Diverse education

As well as on-the-job training, you’ll have the benefit of courses, lectures and workshops to sharpen your technical expertise and your business knowledge.

Pro bono & Corporate Responsibility (CR)

Pro bono work and Corporate Responsibly are integral to the firm. You will have the opportunity to assist in providing pro bono legal advice to a community group, not-for-profit organisation, or to low-income clients as well as getting involved in CR initiatives right from your induction and throughout your training contract.

Catapult your career

Created with Sketch. Training contract 1 Future trainee 2 GDL • Non-law students only Diploma in Professional Legal Practice – Scotland Legal Practice Course – England & Wales • Preparing you for practice • Understanding the law and how CMS works 3 4 Training contract • Two-year contract • Four x six month seats • Continual client contact • Secondment opportunities (national, international and/or client) • Collaborative and challenging working environment • Diverse & inclusive culture 5 Qualify • Development into an expert in your field • Two years, four x six month seats
Created with Sketch. Training contract Future trainee 1 GDL • Non-law students only 2 Diploma in Professional Legal Practice – Scotland Legal Practice Course – England & Wales • Preparing you for practice • Understanding the law and how CMS works 3 • Two-year contract • Four x six month seats • Continual client contact • Secondment opportunities (national, international and/or client) • Collaborative and challenging working environment • Diverse & inclusive culture • Development into an expert in your field • Two years, four x six month seats Training contract 4 Qualify 5

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